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Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4A: Granular Base and Subbase Materials
This Guide contains advice on the selection, testing and specification of crushed rock and naturally occurring granular materials for use in pavement base and subbase construction.
Safety Benefits of Improving Interaction Between Heavy Vehicles and the Road System
Heavy vehicle safety is a continuing concern in both Australia and New Zealand. On behalf of Austroads, ARRB Group undertook to identify the road related factors that contribute to heavy vehicle crashes on Australian and New Zealand freight routes.…
Austroads LTPP and LTPPM Study: Summary Report for 2006/07
This report presents the summary of project activities conducted in 2006/07. A number of suitable sealed granular pavement sites were identified across Australia for inclusion in the LTPP study. An improved revised method was used to calibrate HDM-4…
Review of Innovative Binder Delivery Systems (Pilot Study)
This report presented a summary of three pilot studies completed on bitumen emulsions, foam bitumen sprayed sealing and warm mix asphalt.Increasing awareness of environmental issues and energy conservation have led to identifying alternative binder…
Impact of Rising Watertables and Salinity in Pavement Performance
Austroads sponsored a technical research project Managing the Impacts of Rising Watertables and Salinity on Pavement Performance . The overall desirable deliverables were tools to assist road authorities to identify those sections of road that are…
Sprayed Sealing of Drought and Salt Affected Pavements
This Pavement Work Tip is a practical guide to sprayed sealing in areas where a pavement may be affected by drought or salt content in its construction.
Horizontal Stresses: Their Measurement in the Field and Assessment in the Laboratory: Project Summary Report
This summary report describes a measurement technology with the capacity to provide estimates of the vehicle pavement interaction through measurements of the horizontal stresses resulting from vehicle movements. A transducer specifically designed to…
Correlation of WIM Data with Classified Counts: Using Artificial Neural Networks to Identify Load Distribution at Classifier Sites
This report aims to ascertain the validity of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to forecast gross combination mass (GCM) values by the correlation of WIM data with classified counts. AI has been applied successfully to speech recognition,…
Review of Surface Texture Measurement Method for Seal Design Input
This report presents an extensive literature review of pavement surface texture measurement methods with a specific interest in how they affect operator safety and delays to traffic. The literature review shows that there are a number of methods in…
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4J: Aggregate and Source Rock
Part 4J of the Guide to Pavement Technology provides information and guidance on: the classification and description of source rocks; the properties of source rock materials that need to be specified to ensure a durable end product; and quality…